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Prosecute former corrupt govt officials – Batidam

The chairman of the African Union Advisory Board on Corruption Daniel Batidam has expressed worry over increasing cases of corruption being recorded in the country, urging government to crack the whip. Mr. Batidam, who advised former President John Mahama on corruption when he was in power, thus urged the Akufo-Addo led government to “prosecute corrupt former government officials” found culpable …

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Kumasi High Court judge burgled

A High Court Judge in Kumasi was on Saturday night attacked by suspected robbers at his residence. The incident brings the number of such attacks to three in three months, according to the Ashanti Regional administrator of the Judicial Service Association of Ghana, Nowell Francis who confirmed the incident to an Accra based radio station. The incident was said to …

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Tontokrom: Mining Company Looted After Soldiers Were Withdrawn (PHOTOS)

Following the arrest of the four foreign managers of the Geo Professional Services (GPS), a mining company working in Manso Tontokrom in Amansie West by the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources during his tour to some mining sites in Ashanti region, some people have ransacked and stolen almost every movable item from the company’s mining site. A visit to …

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Marwako Pepper Manager Hot Over Word ‘Prostitute’

The real meaning of the Arabic word “sharmota” yesterday took centre stage at the trial of Jihad Chabaan, the embattled manager of the Ablemkpe branch of Mawarko Restaurant. He has been charged with assaulting a Ghanaian caterer at the eatery. Jihad, who has vehemently denied the use of the word, insists that he does not understand it and did not …

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Leaked Sex Tape Involving Two SHS Students Goes Viral

A leaked sex tape involving some two Senior High Schools (SHS) students in the West Gonja District of the Northern Region has gone viral. The video believed to have been recorded by a third party after the lady in the act was deceived and blind folded, the girl and boy involved are heard speaking Gonja. The video was first posted …

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$4m NCA Scandal Security Capo Runs Away

The man believed to be the brain behind the National Communications Authority (NCA) $8 million contract that brought in ‘spying and phone tapping’ gadgets for the National Security Secretariat (NSS) from Israel is said to be at large. According to the Minister of Information, Mustapha Hamid, the Deputy National Security Coordinator during the John Mahama-led National Democratic Congress (NDC) administration, …

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I won’t spare any corrupt public official – Prez Akufo-Addo

President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has stated that any public official found to be engaged in acts of corruption or mealfeasance will have no sympathy from his office. Instead, he will ensure that the laws of the land are applied fully, without fear or favour. According to President Akufo-Addo, the recent news of the arrest …

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Muslims worldwide to start Ramadan this weekend after moon sighting

Muslims will mark the start of Ramadan this weekend with a month of fasting and intense prayers after the sighting of the moon. If the moon is sighted on Thursday evening, Ramadan fasting will start on Friday, May 26. However, if it isn’t sighted, the fasting will automatically begin on Saturday, May 27, which is the first day of the …

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Soldiers involved in galamsey: Defence Ministry submits report to President

The Defence Ministry will this morning (Friday) present a report on its investigations into alleged involvement of the Armed Forces in illegal mining to President Nana Akufo Addo. The Lands and Natural Resources Minister, John Peter Amewu after touring some mining concessions in the Ashanti Region earlier in the week, claimed that some soldiers were protecting illegal gold mining concessions, …

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